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A House of My Own: Stories from My Life

Authors: Cisneros, Sandra
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: BIO026000, LCO010000, LIT007000
ISBN: 9780385351348, Related ISBNs: 0345807170, 038535133X, 0385351348, 039956456X, 0399564578
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 400,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Winner of the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction

From Chicago to Mexico, the places Sandra Cisneros has lived have provided inspiration for her now-classic works of fiction and poetry. But a house of her own, a place where she could truly take root, has eluded her.

In this jigsaw autobiography, made up of essays and images spanning three decades-and including never-before-published work-Cisneros has come home at last. Written with her trademark lyricism, in these signature pieces the acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street and winner of the 2019 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature shares her transformative memories and reveals her artistic and intellectual influences. Poignant, honest, and deeply moving, A House of My Own is an exuberant celebration of a life lived to the fullest, from one of our most beloved writers.

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